Remembering the legend Michael Jackson on his 11th death anniversary

Michael Jackson's music enthralled a lot of music lovers all the world from time to time and it's been 11 years that we lost him.
Written By Thulasi Ram | Updated: June 25, 2020 12:01 IST
Remembering the legend Michael Jackson on his 11th death anniversary

Michael Jackson, fondly called 'The King of Pop' needs no introduction to the people across the world. Even a ten-year-old kid knows about this legend. It has been 11 years since he passed away tragically but still, his legacy is going on. Today is his death anniversary. On this occasion, people are remembering him by trending his name on social media.

Michael Jackson passed away on the 25th of June in 2009 due to drug overdose. His death came in as a huge shocker to many of his fans across the world. He was just 49 years old at that time. Jackson has given many memorable albums like Thriller, Beat It, Billie Jean and Black and White. He is often called the father of Moon Walk. Even today, people who try to make their mark in the music and dance industries, get inspired by Jackson. He is one of the rare talents who inspired many generations. In 1985, Jackson composed the song 'We Are The World' to raise funds for the famine in Africa. Jackson promoted love and peace in this song.
Michael Jackson is also the most awarded individual in the history of popular music. He won 13 Grammy Awards, Grammy Legend, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, 6 Brit Awards and one Golden Globe Award. Jackson made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for 39 times, including the 'Most Successful Entertainer of All-time." His daughter Paris Jackson is now carving her own niche in the music industry.